Directory results

 
1 to 10 of 26 articles
  • Tips & Advice Health & Safety - Q&A - what’s the going rate?
    Q&A - what’s the going rate?..Q. We’re looking to appoint a health and safety consultant to provide us with competent advice on all aspects of health and safety. However, we’re really not sure how much we should be paying for their time. What sort of hourly rate can we expect them to charge? A. The rates charged can vary significantly. The amount will depend on the package you take, the qualifications of the advisor, the services you require and your location. As a rough estimate, for a general advisor...
    Click here
  • Tips & Advice Health & Safety - Let an advisor contact you
    Changes to the Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register should make it easier to find the right advisor. How can you benefit?
    Click here
  • Tips & Advice Health & Safety - Q&A - must we take a five-year deal?
    Q&A - must we take a five-year deal?..Q. We’re looking to appoint a consultancy firm as our health and safety advisor. However, we’re being put off by the fact that the company is insisting on tying us to a five-year deal. Should we sign up to this or are we better off looking elsewhere? A. We would suggest that you look for another provider. Five years is a long time - especially if you find that the advisors don’t fit in with your needs. There are many companies who offer advice without insisting...
    Click here
  • Tips & Advice Health & Safety - You’re supposed to be a helpful safety consultant
    You have appointed a health and safety consultant to help you keep on top of compliance issues. However, in your eyes he’s being over zealous and stopping you from getting on with the job. How should you deal with him?
    Click here
  • Tips & Advice Health & Safety - Bad advice ends in jail
    In December 2014 a safety consultant was jailed in connection with the death of a construction worker. What did he do to warrant such a harsh sentence and are there lessons to be learned?
    Click here
  • Tips & Advice Health & Safety - HSE fee reimbursement
    You’re tempted to take on an H&S consultant as their package covers any costs incurred under the fee-for-intervention (FFI) scheme. Would this be a good move?
    Click here
  • Tips & Advice Health & Safety - Is the consultant register still active?
    Is the consultant register still active?.. Q. Rumours are again circulating about the closure of the Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) (see The next step ). Is there any truth in them? A. No, the register is still up and running. The HSE continues to recommend that anyone looking to use the services of a health and safety consultant chooses one who is on the register. The next step For a link to the OSHCR, visit http://tipsandadvice-healthandsafety.co.uk/download (HS 12.06.08.02)....
    Click here
  • Tips & Advice Health & Safety - What’s happening with the consultants register?
    Two years after its introduction, you’re still hearing criticism of the Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register. What’s wrong with it and should you continue to use it?
    Click here
  • Tips & Advice Health & Safety - How much to pay for safety advice?
    The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health has recently published the findings of its pay survey. What does it identify and how might you be able to use its results to your advantage?
    Click here
  • Tips & Advice Health & Safety - Q&A - has the consultants register closed?
    Q&A - has the consultants register closed?.. Q. We’ve heard that the Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) ( http://www.oshcr.org ) has been closed. Is this true? A. No, this isn’t the case. In fact, the register is continuing to grow and is being used much more widely. Tip. If you’re looking for competent advice on health and safety matters, the OSHCR is still one of the best places to start your search. Rumours of the OSHCR’s demise are completely unfounded. If you’re...
    Click here
 
1 to 10 of 26 articles

Filter results

Resources

Dates